August 13, 2019

The Pavilion in Summer

The New Zealand pavilion’s third Attendant at the Biennale Arte 2019, James Hope, blogs about his summer in Venice.   I arrived in Venice in mid-July, on average the hottest month of the year, so I have been able to […]
July 11, 2019
Benny Chan taking over duties from previous Exhibition Attendant, Hope Wilson

Making connections at the New Zealand Pavilion

Benny Chan is the second Attendant for the New Zealand pavilion at the Biennale Arte 2019. Benny blogs about the interactions he’s had during his time in Venice.   It’s always nice to hear people greeting me with “Kia ora,” […]
July 2, 2019

On Venice, vernissage and the vaporetto

Hope Wilson, our first attendant for Dane Mitchell’s Post hoc exhibition for the Biennale Arte 2019 reflects on the Vernissage and her time in Venice in her blog: During Vernissage week, as one of my many duties, I was inducted […]
October 18, 2018

Call for New Zealand at Venice 2019 Exhibition Attendants

We are seeking Exhibition Attendants to assist with the supervision and promotion of the New Zealand exhibition at the Venice Biennale 2019. The assignments will be for periods of approximately six weeks between May and November 2019. Dane Mitchell is the New […]
December 19, 2017

From the opening to closing of ‘Lisa Reihana: Emissaries’

Claire Chamberlain, one of our Exhibition Attendants for Lisa Reihana: Emissaries blogs (below) about her experience with visitors in the final weeks of the Biennale.   Our pavilion in the Tese dell’Isolotto was packed to the gunwales in the closing […]
November 30, 2017


Hannah Murray, one of our Exhibition Attendants for Lisa Reihana: Emissaries takes us back to the start, looking at panoramic wallpapers in her blog (below). Lisa Reihana’s cinematic reimaging of Dufour et Cie’s wallpaper Les Sauvages de la mer Pacifique, […]